As promised, here is my favorite nontraditional chili recipe. This is one of my main go-to recipes that I make probably about every 5-6 weeks. It makes a big batch that is great for work lunches. It is so healthy and delicious. Hope you enjoy!
1 pound ground turkey
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 carrots, peeled and chopped
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 green peppers, chopped
6 stalks celery, chopped
2 zucchini, halved and then sliced
1 eggplant, chopped
1 28oz box chopped tomatoes
2 tablespoons chili power
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Brown ground turkey in skillet on stove and set aside.
- Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add carrots and onions and cook for about 2 minutes.
- Add everything else: turkey, garlic, green peppers, celery, zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, and salt.
- Simmer over medium-low heat for about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until veggies are desired softness.